Broadgate GP London
Private GP Walk In Clinic in the City of London: (+44) 020 7382 0505
Broadgate GP London
(+44) 020 7382 0505

65 London Wall, London, EC2M 5TU
Broadgate GP is a private medical clinic situated in the heart of the City of London. Same Day Walk In Clinic Services.

OPENING TIMES

8:00am-6.30pm
(Monday-Thursday)

8.00am-5.30pm
(Friday)

What is a Pre employment medical?

What is a pre employment medical?

Any company’s most important asset is its staff. Because of this fact, many companies are now commissioning private health clinics like Broadgate Clinic London Wall to carry out pre-employment medicals by way of performing health screen checks on job candidates before they are offered a position and commence work. One important factor however, is that a company is not allowed to use the results of a pre-employment medical to discriminate against a candidate.

The employer’s duty of care

Rather than being used for any detrimental purposes, a pre-employment medical is designed to work for a job candidate’s benefit. Employers are legally bound to ensure that they do not put the health and well-being of any members of staff at risk. They must also ensure that they are prepared to carry out all reasonable measures to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA).

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How to Prevent Mosquito Bites

Mosquito bites are at best an irritation, and at worst a potential disease carrying injection. If you are travelling abroad you can contact the travel clinic here at Broadgate Clinic London Wall, not only for advice about mosquitoes, but for advice about any health threats where you will be travelling to. Our walk-in travel clinic in London City also offers a comprehensive travel vaccines program.

Malaria is of course the most infamous disease associated with mosquito bites, but there are other diseases too which include:

  • Chikungunya – a disease that causes extreme pain. There is no known cure for Chikungunya but human trials of the first potentially successful vaccine were started in August 2014
  • Dengue Fever – a disease that can prove fatal and for which there is no effective vaccination
  • Encephalitis (various strains) – can prove fatal or seriously debilitating. There is an effective vaccine for Japanese Encephalitis but no effective human travel vaccines for other strains.
  • West Nile Virus – a disease that attacks the nervous system. It is debilitating but not usually fatal various travel vaccines are currently undergoing human trials
  • Yellow Fever – A disease that can prove fatal; however there is an effective vaccination already in existence and many countries have comprehensive vaccination programs, so it is rare amongst travellers

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Emergency Contraception – How long do I have to take it?

If you’ve recently had unprotected sex, a condom has failed, or you forgot to take your normal contraceptive pill and have indulged in sexual intercourse, you may want to consider taking emergency contraception. All forms of emergency contraception are available from the private, walk in STI clinic in London City.

There is one thing however you should be aware of, and that is that although emergency contraception is very effective, it cannot protect you from the risk of acquiring an STD, if you have had unprotected sex with someone carrying an STD infection.

Emergency contraception comes in two forms. There is the “morning-after” pill, and the intrauterine device, or coil, often referred to as an IUD.

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